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First LNG terminal to be installed by November 2014: NA told ISLAMABAD: Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday told the National Assembly that first terminal of Liquefied NaturalL Gas (LNG) would be install by November 2014.Replying to question the minister said that ministry is currently negotiating the procurement of LNG with Qatar on a cost to cost basis in addition a bit process for LNG procurement with also being framed to obtained the most competitive process. The price of LNG has not yet been negotiated, he added.To another question the minister said there were 3500 CNG station operating in the country adding that no new CNG license has been awarded.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

Sindh Health Department gets required relief through Supreme Court KARACHI: Supreme Court of Pakistan's bench, headed by Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani has withdrawn stay given to the managers of different vertical health care programs by Sindh High Court against their removal by the provincial government.Sindh Secretary of Health, Iqbal Hussain Durrani told APP Wednesday that the provincial government as a policy decided to appoint qualified doctors necessarily holding an additional degree of MPH for the directorship and managerial posts of 12 vertical health ...
Sindh govt should declare Thatta calamity-hit area: Marvi ISLAMABAD: PML-N member National Assembly Marvi Memon on Wednesday urged the Sindh government to declare Thatta district as calamity-hit area.Speaking on a point of order in the National Assembly, she said three union councils of the Thatta district were facing drought and the provincial government should take steps to provide relief to the people.Speaking on another point of order, Chaudhry Khadim Hussain asked the government to compensate farmers in Jehlum distirct whose crops had been ...
Government pays Rs20.501mn fee to lawyers of high treason case ISLAMABAD: A sum of Rs20.501 million fee has so far been paid to government lawyers engaged in High Treason case against former President General (R) Pervez Musharraf, Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan told National Assembly on Wednesday.In a written reply to the question of Shafqat Mehmood of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, the minister said a sum of Rs10.50 million fee has been paid to 12 member prosecution team and Rs10 million to ...
NAB arrest FBR employees involved in 160mn fake income tax refunds scandal ABBOTTABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Peshawar arrested three employees of Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) including one from regional FBR office Abbottabad and two from Islamabad who were allegedly involved in 160 million fake refund cases.According to the details, NAB Peshawar arrested Asif Haider Orakzai from Income Tax Commissioner Abbottabad and two other suspects Muhammad Siddique and Muhammad Haroon from Islamabad.The three employees took the signed cheque books from earthquake victims of 2005 and promised ...
Moulana Sherani opposes amendments in Child Marriage Restrains Bill 2014 ISLAMABAD: Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology Moulana Muhammad Khan Sherani on Tuesday strongly opposed the proposed amendments in Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Bill 2014 saying that it is contrary to Islamic teachings and laws.Criticizing the bill moved by Ms Marvi Memon seeking to amend the Child Marriage Restraint Act ,1929 "The Child Marriage Restraint Amendment bill 2014" in National Assembly Moulana Sherani said that according to Islamic laws the marriage can be solemnised when a ...
Five locomotives to arrive by March 26: NA told ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique Monday told the National Assembly that five locomotives from China would arrive by March 26, for passenger operation. These were part of 58 locomotives, tender for which was awarded by the previous government, he said replying to a question. The minister said during the first 10 months of the present government, Pakistan Railways had recovered Rs 340 million, the major chunk of Rs 310 million from two defaulters. ...


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